Mr. Curtiss is a Director in the Research Department for Hovde Group, responsible for equity research coverage of the U.S. bank sector. He joined Hovde Group in 2018 from Piper Jaffray & Co. where he was a Vice President in the research department focused on coverage of Southeast banks. Prior to joining Piper Jaffray, he spent nearly four years as an analyst at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey covering Midwest, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic banks. He began his career in 2007 at Sandler O’Neill + Partners with a focus on Midwest and Southeast banks.
Mr. Curtiss holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and an MBA both from the University of Tennessee. He also played baseball at the University of Tennessee and was a member of the 2001 College World Series team.